Monthly Archive: February 2017

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

February 16, 1974 – Quietly Losing A Dissident – Loudly Gaining A Hostage

February 16, 1974 – CBS Radio: The World This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 16, 1974 – a week focusing on a dissident and a hostage. The dissident in question was writer and outspoken Soviet critic Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, whose milestone novel The Gulag Archipelago not only won...

Isabel Villanueva

Isabel Villanueva With Michel Plasson And Orquesta Sinfonica RTVE Play Music Of Fauré, Walton And Franck – 2017 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Orquesta Sinfonica RTVE – Michel Plasson, cond -Isabel Villanueva,viola – February 10, 2017 – RNE Radio Clasica – A new concert this week, recorded just a few days ago by Radio Nacional Epaña featuring the RTVE Orquesta Sinfonica guest conducted by the legendary Michel Plasson with Spanish Violist Isabel Villanueva...

Watergate

. . . And They Called It Watergate – Nixon And Drama At The White House – 1973

  Impact Of Watergate – NBC Radio: Second Sunday – December 9, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the events of the past week mounting in drama and increasing in intensity almost hourly, many people have recalled another time, another event, where a President of the United States...

The Winstons

The Winstons – Live At Rome Psych Fest 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Winstons – live at The Monk Club, Rome – 2016 Rome Psych Festival – October 1, 2016 – RAI Radio 7 Keeping up with my pledge to be eclectic this week; The Winstons, an Italian trio who have been making waves on the Contemporary Psych/Prog-Rock scene these past several...

Harold Ickes

An Old Fashioned Resignation – Secretary Harold Ickes Resigns – February 14, 1946

Secretary of The Interior Harold Ickes Resignation Press Conference – Feb. 14, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Thinking back on Cabinet position resignations in the past, not a lot mired in scandal come to mind before the days of the Nixon Administration in the 70s. Although I’m sure...